Articles, Interviews & Transcripts
My Daughter, The Point Guard
NY Times feature by Jamila's father, the author John Edgar Wideman.
Out of the Shadows
Excellent, very long, Sports Illustrated cover article. The pics from this article are available on the pics page and can be linked to within the article.
By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
From Her Tiny Beginning, She Has Come a Long Way
Good, long story about the medical problems Jamila faced at birth.
By Earl Gustkey, The Los Angeles Times
Stanford's Wideman Signs with the WNBA
ESPN-Sportszone blurb on Jamila's offical entry into the WNBA.
Spoon 'n Jam
Just Sports for Women stories about Jamila and Teresa Weatherspoon. By Robin Davidson, the former Sports Editor of the Stanford Daily who wrote the article that accompanies the interesting homework assignment in the next link.
From Just Sports for Women
Article in the Stanford Daily for which students in a University course are asked to comment on whether Jamila is a true role model or an athletic novelty because of her gender.
Article by Robin Davidson, The Stanford Daily
Hoopin' with Jamila
WNBA feature on Jamila's Nike program to encourage young women in basketball and education.
Transcript from Hoopin' Segment
Short transcript from a TV segment about Hoopin' with Jamila. Contributed by Bill Lomica.